Definition of claimant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    claimant

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkleɪmənt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkleɪmənt//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who claims something because they believe they have a right to it a claimant to the throne
  2. 2a person who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed, etc. sickness benefit claimants
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: claimant